The Digital Currency Council (DCC) has announced that it will join California-based 500 Startups' accelerating programme.
Cryptocurrencies can't match gold on stability and volume, and are not a direct competitor, says the World Gold Council.
Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.
India could soon impose goods and services tax (GST) on many digital currency transactions, a report indicates.
Thailand is expected to enact a law soon that will mandate cryptocurrency traders for both value added tax as well as capital gain tax.
The DLT-based system, known as MyCUID, is billed as a way for members of credit unions to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud.
The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated his view that cryptocurrencies are too small to regulate on Monday.
The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.
Switzerland’s government said today that it is "swiftly" moving toward a legal designation of digital currencies.